Frequently Asked Questions


1. Who is the waste disposal company?
J. Young Refuse at 724-495-6199.


2. Where can I get recycling barrels?
The Municipal Building on Brighton Road. One is provided to each dwelling free of charge. Replacements or additional barrels are $10.00 each.


3. Who are the utility companies?

Electric: Duquesne Light at 1-888-393-7100
Gas: Peoples Natural Gas Co. at 1-800-764-0111
Columbia Gas of PA, Inc. at 1-888-460-4332
Water: Brighton Township Municipal Authority at 724-774-4800
Sewer: Brighton Township Sewage Authority at 724-774-4802
Cable: Comcast 1-800-266-2278
Telephone: Comcast 1-800-288-4622, Verizon 1-800-837-4966
or go to


4. Where can I purchase a dog license?
The Treasurer’s Office at the Beaver County Court House at 724-728-5700.


5. What is the property millage in Brighton Township?
The Township millage rate is 2.05 mills; the County is 3.67 mills; and the school district is proposed at 12.22 mills. Each mill represents $1.00 in Real Estate taxes per $1,000.00 of assessed value.


6. Who is the property tax collector?
James W. Onuska at 724-774-2622. Office hours at the Municipal Building, 1300 Brighton Road are:
Tuesday  4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


If residents are not serviced, or escrowed by a mortgage company, and do not receive their Brighton Township Real Estate Tax bills, please contact the tax collector.

 7. What is the percentage of earned income tax? Who does the collection?
The tax is paid to the Beaver Area School District and Brighton Township at 1/2 of 1% each.
The Collector is Berkheimer. The PSD Code for Brighton Township is 040303.  The Berkheimer web site is  They can also be reached at 1-866-701-7206.  Berkheimer also collects Brighton Township Per Capita Tax. Calls for Per Capita Tax should be directed to (610) 599-3141.

8. Who provides animal control service?
The Beaver County Humane Society at 724-775-5801.


9. Where can I obtain a Township map?
From the Township offices at the Municipal Building on Brighton Road.


10. What are the business hours for the Municipal Building?
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Closed from noon until 1:00 p.m.


11. Who are the Township and Authority Right to Know Officers?
Bryan K. Dehart for the Township, Municipal Authority and the Sewage Authority and Chief Howard Blinn for Police Records. An alternate for Police Records is Sgt. Joshua Krizan.  Contact information is as follows:


Brighton Township Municipal Building                                    Brighton Township Police Department

1300 Brighton Road, Beaver, PA 15009                                 1400 Brighton Rd.  Beaver, PA  15009

Phone:  (724) 774-4800                                                          Police Phone:  (724) 728-1134

Fax    :  (724) 774-3565                                                          Police FAX:     (724) 774-4013

E-Mail:                                    Police Email:


If a written request is denied or deemed denied, the requester may file an appeal in writing  to  Office of Open Records, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania  333 Market St. 16th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2234.  Or at


Appeals of criminal records shall be made to the District Attorney of Beaver County, 810 Third Avenue, Beaver, PA 15009.


A records request form can be found on the Applications and Forms Page.


Click here to view the Right to Know Policy.


12. Does Brighton Township have a burning ordinance?

Yes. Click here for the Burning Ordinance.